Wallpaper and textile designs from Atelier Martine, the wallpaper and textile arm of fashion designer Paul Poiret’s fashion empire. Atelier Martine started up in Paris around 1910 with shops in Berlin, London, and Philadelphia. They closed around 1929.

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“Eucalyptus.” Black background with six colors, white, lemon yellow, ultramarine blue, two tones of verdigris and dark green. Wallpaper design. ca. 1912. Impression from a cylinder. Collection of the Bibliothèque Forney, Paris. Image © Bibliothèque Forney, Paris. Fair use license. via http://archive.printeresting.org/2012/05/02/atelier-martine-wallpapers-paris-1911-1929/
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“Iris.” Pearl gray background with grass green, pink, light blue, purple, yellow, and black. Wallpaper design. ca. 1912. Impression from a cylinder. Impression from a cylinder. Collection of the Bibliothèque Forney, Paris. Image © Bibliothèque Forney, Paris. Fair use license. via http://archive.printeresting.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Iris1.jpg
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Panel of dress or furnishing fabric. 1920-29. Block printed cotton and linen with a plain weave. Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Image © Art Institute of Chicago. Fair use license. via https://www.artic.edu/artworks/86367/panel-dress-or-furnishing-fabric
Panel, block printed cotton and linen with a plain weave. 1920-1925.
Panel, block printed cotton and linen with a plain weave. 1920-1925. Possibly by Atelier Martine. Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Image © Art Institute of Chicago. Fair use license. via https://www.artic.edu/artworks/86403/panel

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